From the Desk of the Editor
PPACA:Safe or in Jeopardy?
Want to know who won the health care reform arguments before the Supreme Court?
Despite the tendency to want to tick off wins and losses, according to constitutional attorneys we have listened to it is difficult to determine the position any Justice will take based on questioning from the bench, or predict the outcome by the eloquence (or lack of) of an attorneys delivery of an argument.
CHIP, Florida KidCare & Change in Status Rules
It will soon be open enrollment and invariably several months after the start of a new plan year we receive a few calls or Change in Status (CIS) forms from parents who want to drop from their health plans children who were recently accepted into Florida KidCare, or from parents whose son or daughter is off to college and are now covered under a University plan as a mandated part of tuition. After the start of a plan year, are these eligible CIS requests?
PPACA Notice & Reporting Obligations
It is important to keep abreast of the notice and reporting obligations coming due for employers and health plan providers. In addition to the tools and timelines available on our website we will continue to keep this on your radar screen with an ongoing checklist in this newsletter.